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Insecurity in RSUST: Student shot dead.

A student of the rivers state university of science and technology was shot by an unknown cult  group.

the incident which occurred on Tuesday night at about 8:23pm in the premises of the school love garden just beside  girls “hostel D”. an eyewitness told that “the victim was asked to drop his phone but he refused and had no idea that one of the cultists was with a gun. in the process of dragging the phone with the him, he was shot on the chest.”

The school atmosphere at the time of this incident became scanty as Students scampered for their dear lives, the university medical team later came to the aid of the victim as he was taken away to a nearby clinic.

According to some students in the campus, this is not the first time an incident like this has occurred since the appointment of the new V.C professor Blessing Didia. Several cases of extortion by arms have also been recorded recently especially the current year one students being victims.

Speaking with victory nkoro a student of the school, he said:

“The high rate of extortion by arms in the school is very alarming, as one has noticed the level of insecurity since the former V.C professor B.B fakaie left office. Personally I was a victim of similar attack on Monday 7th December, when some guys attacked me and took my phone in the process. It’s the grace of God that kept me alive up till this moment because one of them was holding a gun. The level of cultism in this school for the past 2 months is annoyingly alarming I must confess, i am calling on the commissioner of police and relevant authorities to please come to our aid. We can’t continue like this.”